Dec 11, 2012 1:00pm PST
. there are a lot of hurdles to cross. >>neil: nancy pelosi was criticizing speaker boehner, and speaker boehner and the president for not putting up numbers. they are back to sniping the that is not good. >>guest: there are open lines of communication, and there are conversations going on. >>neil: you mean they just don't hang up on each other? >>guest: it is better than that. there is a huge difference between talking and coming closer to an agreement. >>neil: were you noon those that said don't touch entitlements? >>guest: i don't know what you are referring to. >>neil: this remain eight democratic congressmen and senators, obviously you were not, i apologize, they said don't touch entitlements. this is not the time to do that. >>guest: the issue with entitlements. medicare, first, the sure is not whether we should. >> chief savings in medicare, the debate is over how we do it. >>neil: you do not think it should be part of this process? >>guest: we can find saving. but not by passing the costs and risks on to the backs of seniors, by looking for better ways to do it. you look at the president
Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm PST
for this adjustment to be slowly worked in. nancy pelosi i call you dracula. super hero fix number seven, after you are done raising taxes on the rich, how about raising the overall tax base. encouraging a simple and fair tax code that gives all-americans a stake at the game and likely a greater interest in the game. i myself like a flat tax or a fair tax. just not this tax nest we have right now. i say set three different rates. as you go up the income ladder there are fewer writeoffs and more pro -- progressive. commit to doing all of this. sign in your own blood. you are out, you are fired on the spot. your word will be your bond. you don't honor it, your fan knee will be out the door. politicians, what i am telling you is stop acting -- start acting like a super hero. start thinking about the citizens of got them and -- gothem and america who counts on you. the red phone is ringing. >> i regret to say, sir, batman and robin are not at present available. >> what? surely you must be jesting. >> uh lass, sir, i am not. batman is enjoying one of his infrequent vacations. >> do you want to let ameri
Dec 12, 2012 1:00pm PST
of the exemptions went to expensive hotels and restaurants and nancy pelosi's district is where it occurred. >>neil: well someone has to push forward to pay the bills. >>guest: but only a few percent of the people get a pass but it increases new industry of parasite lobbyists and the politicians like it because if you give me money i would be more likely to honor your request here. they get the goodies upfront from the program and then the cost, like we are discovering, next year, the medicare surtax and invest president-related taxes, and what have you, and that is when the pile ons start, they hit you with the goodies, covering for pre-existing conditions and all and we are supposed to be surprised when the bill comes due and now we want did delay the bill as if we are not compounding the cost. >>guest: and the public generally goes along because most people believe we get free stuff. >>neil: we cannot be that stupid. >>guest: i used to think that but now i think we are. people want something for nothing. greece where they are rioting because they can no longer retire at age 40 or whatever it is.